One HEAT Minute: Episode #59 - Mike Baard
It's the 59th minute of ONE HEAT MINUTE, the podcast examining Michael Mann's 1995 crime opus HEAT minute by minute (58:00-59:00). Host Blake Howard is joined by a man who has been a part in distributing Michael Mann films - Mike Baard - Managing Director, Universal Pictures Australasia. Blake and Mike discuss the very unusual deep dive nature of the podcast, the rarity of films like HEAT when you can transition into series like "True Detective," and re-imagining what HEAT might look like in 2038.
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Mike Baard - Managing Director, Universal Pictures Australasia
Mike is the Managing Director of Universal Pictures Australasia, a position he held since 2006. During this time Mike has overseen the release of hundreds of films in the ANZ market which have generated over US$1 Billion including some of the highest grossing films in recent years such as Despicable Me 2, Ted, Mamma Mia, Bridesmaids, Les Miserables and Fast and Furious 6.